Lauren Jiggetts Profile
Lauren is an American journalist working for WGN News Morning News as an anchor. She joined the network on July 10, 2017, as a co-anchor of the 4 am and 5 am newscast.
Lauren Jiggetts Education
Jiggetts went to Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire where she is a graduate. She, later on, joined Harvard University where she graduated cum laude.
Lauren Jiggetts Career
Jiggetts is working as an anchor at WGN News. She has also worked with other networks prior to joining WGN. For instance, she spent 10 years at NBC5 in Chicago, and served in various positions, most especially as the weekend anchor.
Jiggetts also spent some time working for Channel One News which is based in L.A. and WLVI, the CW affiliate based in Boston. She interned for WFLD-TV and CLTV while she was still in school.
She has also managed to win several awards, for instance, in 2011 she received a national and regional Emmy for her assistance in the station’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. The talented lady has also received quite a number of local Emmys. She managed to receive the Irv Kupcinet Media Award at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala in 2015.
Lauren Jiggetts Age
Jiggetts was born on August 24, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is therefore 40 years as of 2021.
Quick Facts About Jiggetts
|Age||40 years as of 2021.|
|Spouse||Patrick Brian Donovan|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Lauren Jiggetts Height
Jiggetts stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.
Lauren Jiggetts Family
Jiggetts was born to her parents Dan Jiggetts (father) and Karen N. Jiggetts(mother). Dan is a retired American football player, analyst, and host at Comcast Sports Net Chicago. Kristan Jiggetts (sister) is a Screenwriter and a Film crew member. Kristan is married to Benjamin Thomas Kenney in Chicago.
Jiggetts’ mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in late November of 2021. She underwent surgery and it was a success and she is slowly gaining her strength. Lastly her cousin Gunnar was a Private First Class in the Army as well as the father to three and a husband too.
Lauren Jiggetts Husband
Jiggetts is married to Patrick Brian Donovan since 2009. The couple is blessed with two sons together.
Lauren Jiggetts Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WGN, Jiggetts earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Lauren Jiggetts Net Worth
Jiggetts has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Lauren Jiggetts Children
Jiggetts and Brian have two sons together whereby their oldest son is called Brendan and their youngest son is named Teddy who was born in 2018.
Lauren Jiggetts Dad (Dan Jiggetts)
Dan was born on March 10 1954 in Brooklyn but grew up on Long Island when his parents moved soon after he was born. The gentleman also played as an attacking lineman from 1976 to 1982 for Chicago Bears Football Club.